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If you are licensed to drive in Ohio and convicted of an OVI / DUI or lesser offenses in the Columbus area, such as physical control or reckless operation of a motor vehicle, different point values will be assessed by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) on your license.

Below is a list of common offenses and the points that are assessed once your conviction has been forwarded by the court to the BMV.

Common traffic offenses

O.V.I./D.U.I. 6 points
Vehicular Homicide/Assault 6 points
Fleeing/Eluding Officer 6 points
Hit-Skip 6 points
Street racing 6 points
Driving Under Suspension 6 points
Unauthorized Use of Vehicle 6 points
Felony involving vehicle 6 points
Underage O.V.I. 4 points
Reckless Operation 4 points
Speed (30 or more over limit) 4 points
Speed 0-2 points
Other moving violations 2 points

If your driver’s license is from a state other than Ohio, the points associated with the above listed offenses will likely not apply to you. Please contact your local BMV or DMV, or an attorney licensed to practice in your state for more information concerning points being assessed to your license after a traffic conviction in Ohio.

Contact Our Columbus Criminal Defense Lawyers Today

If you are looking to overcome your OVI, license suspension, or any other related traffic offense or Ohio criminal offense, you might need one of our experienced Columbus criminal defense attorneys to represent you at hearings and court dates to achieve a best possible outcome. To contact Luftman, Heck & Associates, call us at (614) 500-3836 or email us via [email protected].

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